About The Author

Claudia Flemming is a researcher and science communicator at Children’s Cancer Institute, UNSW, Sydney, Australia.

Targeting The Polyamine Addiction Of Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is the most common solid tumor of early childhood and arises from the primitive cells of the sympathetic nervous system. The survival rates for children with high-risk neuroblastoma are around 50%. Those who do survive are often left with long-term side-effects from the intense, multimodal treatment. Better, targeted therapies are thus urgently needed. Amplification